Press Release: VDMA: Regina Brückner New Chairperson of Textile Machinery Association

Ms. Regina Brückner, Managing Associate of Brückner Trockentechnik, is the new chairperson of the VDMA Textile Machinery Association. The businesswoman from Leonberg was elected at the members’ meeting of the Association in Berlin. The new executive board is completed with Ms. Verena Thies, Thies Textilmaschinen, and Mr. Fritz P. Mayer, Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik, who were elected as vice chairpersons.

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Programs published and online registration is open for "German Technology meets US and Mexican Textile", November 2017

The VDMA Textile Machinery Association has just published demanding and comprehensive programs of its B2B Forums & Conferences, which will be held in Charlotte (NC) and Mexico City in November. The programs are available at and Industry experts from the VDMA member companies will present practice-oriented technology topics to decision makers from the local textile industries.

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The Textile Machinery Association

Over 120 of the most important manufacturers of textile machinery and accessories from all sectors of the trade are affiliated within the VDMA Textile Machinery Association. The largest parts of the companies are medium-sized firms and stand for approximately 90 per cent of the entire sector volume. In 2015, the branch produced textile machinery worth about 3,1 billion € Euros.

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German Technology for resource efficiency and industrie 4.0
VDMA Textile Machinery Press Releases

German technology to cut energy consumption and costs

24.10.2016 ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016, Asia’s foremost trade fair dedicated to textile machinery, is once again marked by a significant presence of German companies both in their number and in the quality of their technology.

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Steps towards Industrie 4.0

17.10.2016 The internet has already profoundly changed private life; in the meantime, the Internet of Things and Services is entering the production process and is creating new business models. The interconnection of state-of-the-art information technology and manufacturing processes, summarised under the term Industrie 4.0, is on track. The planned speed factory of the manufacturer of sports articles with the three stripes shows where the road leads: Fast and flexible production up to batch size 1.

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Press releases of our member companies

Mayer & Cie. receives award for resource efficiency Baden-Württemberg honours exemplary energy-related renovation

25.10.2017 Circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. (MCT) has received an award from Baden-Württemberg for the energy-related renovation of its building services. Franz Untersteller, Minister for the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector, named Mayer & Cie. one of the state’s 100 Resource Efficient Companies. He presented the award at the Resource Efficiency and Recycling Congress held in Stuttgart on 18 and 19 October 2017.


Hand in Hand – 125 years Thies textile dyeing machines

19.09.2017 Thies Company is celebrating its 125th anniversary in September 2017. Heartfelt thanks are expressed to its customers, suppliers, employees, retirees, business partners, families and friends for their support and trust.


KARL MAYER: Celebrating the future with a jubilee

19.04.2017 On the occasion of KARL MAYER’s 80th anniversary, the company invites you to an in-house show at its headquarters in Obertshausen at the beginning of July 2017.

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